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PhD Triangle: Research Day (Cambridge--LSE--Essex)

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The Doctoral Research Triangle is a shared initiative between the Human Rights Centres based at the Universities of Essex and Cambridge and at LSE . Its aim is to encourage the widest participation and collaboration by PhD students working in human rights and related areas in these three universities and across multiple disciplines.

Session I: Human Rights in National Contexts
  • Mollie Gerver (LSE) ‘Unconscionability of Contracts for the Facilitation of Voluntary Repatriation for Refugees: The Case of Israel’
  • Filippo Dionigi (LSE) ‘Hezbollah’s participation in the parliament and international human rights norms.’
  • Charlie Laderman (Cambridge) ‘The invasion of America by an Englishman: E.D. Morel and the Anglo-American Intervention in the Congo’
Session II: Human Rights and International Law
  • Natasa Mavronicola (Cambridge) ‘The concept of ‘relativism’ and its relationship with the absolute nature of Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights: thoughts on theory, law, and context’
  • Katya Ivanova (LSE) ‘The Development of the Indirect Discrimination Concept – from American to European Law’
  • Melhik Abebe Bekele (Pretoria; visiting scholar at CGHR Cambridge) ‘International law and democratisation: The status of democratic governance in international human rights law’
Session III : Expanding Human Rights
  • Anne Saab (LSE) ‘“Climate-ready seeds”: on intellectual property rights and human rights’
  • Tara van Ho (Essex)‘Corporate Complicity for Human Rights Violations: Using Transnational Civil and Criminal Litigation’

Chetan Bhatt & Sharath Srinivasan (LSE & Cambridge) “Life after the PhD”

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